Sexual and reproductive health

Pregnancy registration systems can enhance health systems, increase accountability and reduce mortality

AB Labrique et al. Reproductive Health Matters 2012;20(39):113–117

Alain B Labrique,Shreya Pereira, Parul Christian, Nirmala Murthy, Linda Bartlett, Garrett Mehl

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Number of pages: 5
Publication date: 2012
Languages: English


As many low- to middle-income countries strive to achieve targets of reduced maternal, neonatal and infant mortality set by the Millennium Development Goals, health system innovations which can accelerate progress are being carefully examined. Among these are technologies and systems which aim to strengthen frontline health workers and the health systems within which they work, by enabling the registration of pregnancies, births and outcomes.